Creating a credible community for change...
Our Vision, Mission, and Strategic Goals:
Vision: to reduce the mental, physical and economic burden of obesity on Canadians
Mission: to act as a catalyst for addressing obesity in Canada and to foster knowledge translation, capacity building, and partnerships among stakeholders so that researchers, health professionals, policy makers, industy and other stakeholders may develop effective solutions to prevent and treat obesity.
- Addressing the social stigma associated with excess weight
- Changing the way policy makers and health professionals approach obesity; and
- Improving access to prevention and treatment resources.
The Canadian Obesity Network - Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO) is Canada's largest professional obesity association for:
- Health professionals
- Policy makers
- Obesity stakeholders
CON-RCO is Canada’s official representative in the International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO), an umbrella organization for 52 national obesity associations, representing 56 countries.